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Gunther's Restaurant

1601 Meridian Ave, San Jose, CA 95125-5532
+1 408-266-9022
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good38%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“lamb shank” (3 reviews)
“pancakes” (2 reviews)
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American, German
$$ - $$$
1601 Meridian Ave, San Jose, CA 95125-5532
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been here multiple times over multiple decades but today the service and food did not measure up to previous experiences. The pickle with the sandwich was quite small and the service was poor. I had to obtain my own utensils and attention to details...More

Thank Choc18Chip
Reviewed 6 February 2018

i had a fine dinner chicken cutlet fryed tomato sauce cheese top parm. i think veg and mashed potatoes are sides at about 5 . USD runs up the bill fast . i had the beef veg soup .1st class stew meat in it veg...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 20 September 2017

I can't say the food was above average. However, very friendly service personnel. Because of the moderate, overcooked food I won't vist this restaurant again.

Thank BlackForest_11
Reviewed 27 April 2017

We enjoying trying new places for lunch but Gunther's is a perennial favorite. From their classic breakfast items to their delicious sandwiches or their variety of warm German entrees, there is always something that is really, really good to eat. Gunther's is about as close...More

1  Thank HikingLee
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Background: Family members from California, Maryland and Vermont gathered at Gunther's for an ad hoc, neighborhood evening meal to remember a recently departed loved one, prior to the next day's memorial service. Verdict: Our motley group shared stories while we enjoyed our evening meal at...More

1  Thank GlobalVillage
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed Gunther's. We all had a German specialty for dinner. The red cabbage was quite good. The brats and lamb shank were great. The people are friendly and the service was quick. It's a great neighborhood cafe that happens to serve German food....More

1  Thank gwfritz
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Breakfast corn beef hash w.eggs and toast very very delicious and very home make it not from the can from fresh corn beef I believe is the best corn beef in the bay and if u like eggs Benedict u have to try here they...More

1  Thank Gavarin N
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I love Gunther's! The owner and staff are wonderful, the food is always delicious, and it's a super convenient location. From breakfast omlettes, to corned beef sandwiches, to matzo ball soup, to the outrageously delicious chocolate chip cookies, I find myself craving s Gunther's fix...More

1  Thank HMG1952
Reviewed 24 August 2016

This is my favorite place to get a fresh, moist pastrami sandwich. The meat is warm, very tender, sliced thin and piled high on delicious bread. It is a comfortable foodies dream.

1  Thank Liz102676
Reviewed 13 August 2016

My search for German food on the internet yielded Gunther's restaurant. I found the menu rather limited in the number of main dishes, however, what they had was looked great. The main dishes I remember were lamb shank and Veal Parmesan, both on my like-very-much...More

1  Thank donwolf20
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1601 Meridian Ave, San Jose, CA 95125-5532
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-266-9022
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